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20 July, 2020 | (01 hr)

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Pandemic-related restrictions mean a large share of American workers are working entirely from home. Even after vaccinations are made available and the economy reaches full capacity, teleworking rates are likely to remain well above pre-pandemic trends, with major workforce and real estate implications.

For companies that have proven through COVID-19 that remote work “works,” flexible work arrangements will become even more fluid than they are today. Further, increased telework means that much of consumer spending will shift from city centers to the places where people live. So how will this impact businesses that are located in city centers?

By attending the webcast, you will be able to answer the following critical questions:

  • In which metro areas and occupations will telework likely become a norm?
  • What factors will determine whether telework becomes a company’s new normal? 
  • How does an “all roles flex” mentality potentially change our business, the roles we are hiring for, and our employee value proposition? 
  • How will a potential new way to work impact our consumption patterns and real estate footprint, especially the demand for retail and office space in city centers?

Who Should Attend: Executives with strategic responsibilities, especially in HR, strategy, and finance


Amy Freshman

Amy Freshman
Senior Director, Global HR

Amy Freshman is a senior HR leader focused on the associate experience. With 15 years of sales experience across multiple functions, and 8 years as a key member of the human resources organization, Amy is results-oriented building strong relationships throughout her professional career and has be...Full Bio

Gad Levanon, PhD

Gad Levanon, PhD
Vice President, Labor Markets
The Conference Board

Gad Levanon is Vice President, Labor Markets for The Conference Board, where he oversees the labor market, US forecasting, and Help Wanted OnLine© programs. His research focuses on trends in US and global labor markets, the US economy, and forecasting using economic ind...Full Bio

Elizabeth Crofoot

Elizabeth Crofoot (Moderator)
Senior Economist, Labor Markets
The Conference Board

Elizabeth Crofoot is a Senior Economist at The Conference Board, where she researches labor market trends, authors the quarterly Global Consumer ...Full Bio

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